Nxai Pan to Vic Falls Safari

9 nights

SAFARI OVERVIEW

Explore the diversity of Botswana and Zambia on this wonderful 9 night safari.

Experience the contrast of the lagoons and crystal-clear waterways of the Okavango delta, the expansive salt pans and open grasslands of Nxai Pan and the natural wonder of the Victoria Falls and Zambezi River. Spend your days on a Mokoro safari through the delta, on a walking safari or game drive across the Nxai Pan and fishing (catch and release) on the Zambezi.

 3 Nights Migration Expeditions | 3 Nights Khwai Bush Camp | 3 nights Thorntree River Lodge

Safari starts in Maun, Botswana and ends in Livingstone, Zambia.

9 Nights

From USD 5,379 per person sharing

Destinations Visited
  • Botswana
  • Zambia

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Rates

Jan 2021 - Mar 2022

Migration Season

USD 3,564 per person sharing

Per Adult Single: USD 4,587

No Children under 16

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Itinerary breakdown

MIgration Expeditions

Botswana

🚐: Maun International Airport to Migration Expeditions

Migrations Expeditions, a semi-mobile seasonal camp has just six tents set on low decks enjoying the expanse of the Nxai pan area and the perfect spot to enjoy the zebra migration as tens of thousands of zebra arrive with the promise of new vegetation. With the new rains, many of the roads become inaccessible but the water wonderland that is experienced from the air is phenomenal. Waves of vibrant pink flamingos return to the drenched pan. Day trips to the 1,000-year-old cluster of trees known as Baines Baobabs form part of the exciting activities on offer.

🚐: Nxai Pan National Park to Nxai Pan National Park Main Gate

✈️: Nxai Pan National Park Main Gate to Khwai Community Area 

 

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Khwai Bush Camp

Botswana

Khwai Bush Camp, on the edge of the Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana, is nestled amongst a forest of sycamore and leadwood trees. A perfect welcome to the green season with dramatic afternoon thunderstorms which are expected to provide much needed relief to wildlife and vegetation. Migrant birds arrive in their flocks and predator hunts are common as vulnerable offspring are born. Experience the vastness of the landscape beyond with a helicopter transfer to the Nxai Pan.

✈️: Khwai Community Area to Kasane International Airport

🚐: Kasane International Airport to Thorntree River Lodge

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Thorntree River Lodge

Botswana

At Thorntree River Lodge the wooden decking floats on the edge of the river, creating a seamless feel between river and land. Take to the water for stunning sunset cruises, while back on land you can enjoy wildlife viewing within the National Park. Lying in close proximity to Victoria Falls, the lodge is perfectly positioned for you to enjoy the cascading spectacle nearby or to partake in one of the many activities on offer.

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Included & Excluded

Included in Rates:

  • Accommodation
  • All inter-camp transfers
  • Flight from Maun to Khwai Airstrip
  • Helicopter transfer Khwai Bush Camp to Nxai Pan National Park
  • Road transfer from Nxai Pan National Park to Migration Expeditions
  • Road transfer from Migration Expeditions to Maun
  • All meals
  • Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages, except premium imported spirits and champagne
  • Laundry
  • Morning, afternoon & night game drives, mokoro (subject to water levels), Khwai Village visits and outings to Baine’s Baobabs

Excluded from Rates:

  • Visa Fees
  • International / Regional Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Staff Gratuities
  • PCR tests

Activities

  • Game Drive

    Game drives are what gets us up in the morning in the African bush, they’re a great avenue for exploring the land in a safe and exciting way.

  • Bird Watching

    Nxai Pan boasts some of the best birding in Africa. Delight in spotting the Arnot’s chat, the Goliath heron or the majestic Long-crested eagle.

  • Mokoro

    Traditionally, the mokoro was the only form of transport through the waterways. Sail through the rivers and tributaries with our river guides in a dugout canoe.

  • Scenic Helicopter Flight

    A half-hour scenic helicopter flight is included when you stay 3 nights or more at some selected camps from April to November.

Wildlife

Across these three destinations you’ll be able to see a variety of wildlife; from the zebra migration and Khalari lions in Nxai Pan to the packs of wild dogs in Khwai.

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